Assistant Teacher School Age - Beechwood Elementary at Young Mens Christian Association of Central Ohio in Columbus, Ohio

Posted in General Business 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The YMCA is the largest provider of child care in the Nation - and we are seeking the best and the brightest leaders to join our team! We have before and after school programs in over 50 locations throughout Central Ohio!
Provides a safe, consistent, and academically stimulating environment at assigned child care site !

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides a safe, consistent, and academically stimulating environment at assigned child care site by performing the following duties;

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
-Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.

-Actively participates in all daily activities, curriculum, and schedule including Y Kids Food and Fun, homework assistance and following HEPA standards.

-Prepares site daily for arrival of children; maintains organization of site throughout program time; cleans up space at conclusion of program.

-Attends all staff meetings, appropriate child care workshops, appropriate specialized trainings and safety trainings. Maintains required training hours.

-Assists in preparing monthly newsletter, curriculum plans, and special events.

-Ensures the sites compliance with all ODJFS licensing requirements and YMCA standards.

-Maintains written records and reports as required on individual children; communicates with parents regularly about their childrens goals, progress and accomplishments.

-Maintains good relationships and cooperates with children, parents, school/host staff, administrators, community and YMCA staff.

-Works at other program locations when needed to maintain ratios.

-If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program.

-Complete all required documents and/or tracking as designated by the director.

-Provides assistance to other child care programs as needed.

-Assists in collecting data for funding and projects as designated by supervisor.


-Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or G.E.D. and at least one year of experience working with school-age children.

-Passionate belief in the Ys cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.

-Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

-Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.

-Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.

-Must submit all required paperwork for ODJFS licensing. Must submit a staff medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention as required by ODJFS.

-Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training.

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